Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 749 785
Rank change year-on-year -1 +36 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 101 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 47
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -5.84%
10th Percentile £307 £254 £247
90th Percentile £665 £537 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £47.79 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.54% -
UK median hourly rate - £51.48 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +32.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 47 £600 +50.00% 11
North of England +57 18 £625 +61.29% 4
East of England -10 15 £325 +18.18% 3
South East +4 13 £375 +11.94% 5
North West +16 9 £614 +102.81% 4
Midlands +25 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire +20 6 £650 +152.43%
North East +56 5 £625 +32.98%
West Midlands +26 5 £375 -6.25% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £335 -4.29% 2
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (60.40%) VMware
2 60 (59.41%) Windows
3 45 (44.55%) Windows Server
4 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
5 39 (38.61%) Active Directory
6 31 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (26.73%) ITIL
7 27 (26.73%) Office 365
8 26 (25.74%) SAN
9 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (22.77%) Cisco
10 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (21.78%) Citrix
11 22 (21.78%) Linux
12 20 (19.80%) Finance
13 19 (18.81%) MCSE
14 18 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
16 16 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (15.84%) MongoDB
17 15 (14.85%) Ansible
17 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
18 14 (13.86%) SCCM
18 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
18 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
18 14 (13.86%) HP
18 14 (13.86%) MySQL

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.88%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.97%) IIS
6 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) nginx
8 1 (0.99%) Apache
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.73%) Office 365
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.93%) SaaS
5 3 (2.97%) IaaS
5 3 (2.97%) PaaS
6 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.99%) Akamai
7 1 (0.99%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.74%) SAN
2 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.88%) Firewall
3 12 (11.88%) HTTP
3 12 (11.88%) SSL
4 9 (8.91%) NAS
5 8 (7.92%) DNS
5 8 (7.92%) LAN
5 8 (7.92%) Skype
5 8 (7.92%) WAN
6 7 (6.93%) DHCP
7 6 (5.94%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.96%) PBX
8 4 (3.96%) PSTN
9 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.98%) VPN
10 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.98%) WLAN
11 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.86%) MySQL
2 14 (13.86%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.98%) DB2
4 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.98%) OLAP
4 2 (1.98%) OLTP
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Back Office
3 3 (2.97%) Front Office
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) Web Services
2 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.98%) Middleware
3 2 (1.98%) XML
3 2 (1.98%) XSD
3 2 (1.98%) XSLT
4 1 (0.99%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) Ajax
4 1 (0.99%) EJB
4 1 (0.99%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.99%) Java EE
4 1 (0.99%) JPA
4 1 (0.99%) jQuery
4 1 (0.99%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) RESTful
4 1 (0.99%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.93%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.95%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.97%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.98%) iPad
5 2 (1.98%) iPhone
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (59.41%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Windows Server
3 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (21.78%) Linux
6 16 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (11.88%) Ubuntu
8 9 (8.91%) Windows 7
9 7 (6.93%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.99%) Android
13 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) ITIL
2 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (10.89%) DevOps
5 9 (8.91%) Migration
6 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.94%) High Availability
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.94%) SFIA
8 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.95%) Project Management
8 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.96%) Contract Management
9 4 (3.96%) Data Management
9 4 (3.96%) IT Strategy
9 4 (3.96%) Network Design
9 4 (3.96%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.90%) SQL
3 7 (6.93%) Java
4 4 (3.96%) VBScript
5 2 (1.98%) Python
5 2 (1.98%) VB
5 2 (1.98%) XPath
6 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (18.81%) MCSE
3 18 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.93%) CCNA
4 7 (6.93%) MCP
5 6 (5.94%) CCIE
5 6 (5.94%) MCSA
6 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.96%) CCDP
7 4 (3.96%) CCNP
7 4 (3.96%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) CISM
7 4 (3.96%) CISSP
7 4 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.97%) CCA
8 3 (2.97%) Degree
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 39 (38.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
4 13 (12.87%) vCloud
5 9 (8.91%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.92%) vSphere
6 8 (7.92%) XenApp
7 7 (6.93%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.95%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.97%) XenServer
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.99%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Ansible
2 14 (13.86%) SCCM
3 8 (7.92%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.95%) WSUS
5 3 (2.97%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.97%) Salt
5 3 (2.97%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.98%) Terraform
7 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (60.40%) VMware
2 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.77%) Cisco
4 22 (21.78%) Citrix
5 14 (13.86%) HP
6 12 (11.88%) SaltStack
7 9 (8.91%) EMC
8 6 (5.94%) Dell
9 5 (4.95%) NetApp
9 5 (4.95%) Polycom
10 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.96%) Symantec
11 3 (2.97%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.97%) Sophos
12 2 (1.98%) Apple
12 2 (1.98%) AppSense
12 2 (1.98%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (1.98%) McAfee
12 2 (1.98%) Meraki